Fourth of July Weekend Over 800,000 Motorists Traveled Through Delaware's Toll Plazas
Dover -- This past holiday weekend, 860,505 motorists passed through Delaware's three toll plaza locations on I-95 in Newark, Route 1 at Biddle's Corner, and Route 1 in Dover.
Beginning on Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7, the I-95 Newark Plaza served 383,094 vehicles; Route 1 Biddle's Corner Plaza served 248,641 vehicles; and Dover's Route 1 Plaza served 228,770 vehicles. It is estimated that $2.4 million was collected in tolls during the four-day period at Delaware's toll plazas.
Over 57 percent of the counted trips utilized the convenience of E-ZPass, the electronic toll collection system. Motorists can make their trips on I-95 and Route 1 more convenient by maintaining an E-ZPass account. To get an E-ZPass account, go to Get E-ZPass. Customers can also register for an E-ZPass account in person at any Toll Plaza customer service center 24-hours a day, or by calling 1-888-397-2773 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. weekdays, and from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday.
2013 Independence Day Traffic Counts
(reflecting a 24-hour period count)
I-95 Newark Plaza
Thursday, July 4: 73,390
Friday, July 5: 88,055
Saturday, July 6: 100,497
Sunday, July 7: 121,152
Biddle's Corner Plaza
Thursday, July 4: 45,506
Friday, July 5: 63,863
Saturday, July 6: 70,442
Sunday, July 7: 68,830
Dover Toll Plaza
Thursday, July 4: 39,670
Friday, July 5: 56,280
Saturday, July 6: 66,297
Sunday, July 7: 66,523
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